Average Bench: 34.8% (628th of 1206)

Based on 23,071 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 34.8% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 65.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 23.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 164Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 163Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,071 samples)
Min Avg Max
21 1-Core 65.1 77.9
45 2-Core 111 141
42.5% 88.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.2 4-Core 161 189
67.6 8-Core 163 190
22% 162 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.7 64-Core 164 190
11% 164 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 147
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 162
25% 176 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 76
2-Core 142
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 187
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 143
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 181
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 136
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 188
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 74
2-Core 138
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 187
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 119
48% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 183
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 119
46% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 171
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 113
42% 88.2 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 168
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,933,441 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 12,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $166

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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2 month ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

16 months ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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